RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Morocco’s Diplomatica Magazine has awarded President Mahmoud Abbas its General Diplomacy Award, the Palestinian embassy to Morocco told official media on Saturday.
Amb. Ahmad Soboh received the award on Abbas’ behalf during the magazine’s annual dinner attended by Moroccan, Arab and international officials and society figures, the Wafa news agency reported.
The selection says Abbas “is distinguished for his integrity and sincerity in leading his people towards liberation and an independent state, and he is a man of peace and dialogue,” according to the report.
(www.maannews.net / 12.11.2011)